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DIBBS Pocket Guide

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DIBBS Pocket Guide: Double-sided flyer contains a wealth of information including acronyms, definitions, an overview of the registration, solicitation search, and quoting processes, and links to additional resources.

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) is a web-based application that enables the supplier community to search for, view, and submit secure quotes on Request for Quotations (RFQs) for DLA items of supply. Through DIBBS, users can also search for, view, and upload proposals for Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and Invitations for Bid (IFB). Additionally, users can view awards and other procurement information. Link directly to DIBBS: https://www.dibbs.bsm.dla.mil/ 

Resource Link: http://www.aptac-us.org/media/DIBBS-Pocket-Guide-corrected-6.28.2018.pdf

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FedBizOpps transitioned to beta.sam.gov

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FedBizOpps was the place where all the federal government’s contracts valued at more than $25,000 were announced. You could find it here – https://www.fbo.gov/ before it transitioned into beta.sam.gov in November 2019.

Factsheet about the FBO.gov transition, November 2019: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FBO_Is_Transitioning_to_Beta_Factsheet_%281%29.pdf

Helpful Hints for tracking contract opportunities can be found here now that “watch lists” from FBO are gone: https://interact.gsa.gov/blog/helpful-hints-new-contract-opportunities-function-betasamgov-how-track-opportunities

Quick start guide for contractors: http://falextracts.s3.amazonaws.com/Documentation/Federal%20Hierarchy/QSG%20Opportunities%20Part%204%20of%204%20-%20Contractors.pdf

Current status of the consolidation: https://beta.sam.gov/help/whats-next

Resource Link: https://www.fbo.gov/

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COVID-19 Resources

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(note: this page will continue to be updated as we receive additional information)

 

Federal Resources

Department of Defense

Federal Reserve

IRS

Small Business Administration

*note as of April 16, 2020:  “SBA is unable to accept new applications at this time for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)-COVID-19 related assistance program (including EIDL Advances) based on available appropriations funding. EIDL applicants who have already submitted their applications will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Further information on the availability of the EIDL portal to receive new applications (including those from agricultural enterprises) will be provided as soon as possible.

Sources Sought Notices

  1. Coast Guard Personal Protective Equipment https://beta.sam.gov/opp/1603b60bb798455eb19fdaa22c921770/view?keywords=PPE&sort=-%20modifiedDate&index=opp&is_active=true&page=1
  2. DLA Information Operations is accepting Other Transaction Authority (OTA) whitepapers on the following problem statements that support COVID-19:
    • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Re-Use and Decontamination
    • Prototype PPE: N95 Equivalent Masks NOTE: DLA will be reviewing white papers and taking action as they are received due to the critical need for this equipment. The white paper submission period closes May 4, 2020 at 1:00 EDT. The direct link: https://www.dla.mil/HQ/InformationOperations/Accelerate/
  3. DLA Troop Support Medical Face Shields  https://beta.sam.gov/opp/0c910947d1734294a98044ec265aea6f/view?keywords=PPE&sort=- modifiedDate&index=opp&is_active=true&page=3
  4. DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textile Request for Information for PPE in response to COVID-19 https://beta.sam.gov/opp/c30f925480824861860331bc4108b96f/view#contact
  5. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Urgent Need The FAA is seeking to identify suppliers who can provide certain supplies and services related to COVID-19. They have asked that Contractors fill out this market research questionnaire: FAA_COVID-19_Market_Research_Questionnaire. Provide as many responses in the yellow highlighted cells as possible. Email completed questionnaire in Excel format and any other relevant documentation with the Subject: “Company Name_FAA COVID-19 Market Research Questionnaire” to this email address: 9-AFN-ACQ-EM@faa.gov
  6. FEMA How to Help https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus/how-to-help
  7. FEMA COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies https://beta.sam.gov/opp/3e05e664e606486ca34d1a41b47ff0ff/view?keywords=PPE&sort=- modifiedDate&index=opp&is_active=true&page=1 replaced with *NEW* DLA RFI: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/cf0766e281734dea80bec6678dc786ce/view
  8. GSA COVID-19 PPE Sources Sought https://feedback.gsa.gov/jfe/form/SV_d5WVJ9fHpsaqI0B
  9. GSA PPE https://beta.sam.gov/opp/2ef99b823ce64634a5c623ce44ae817e/view?keywords=ppe&sort=- modifiedDate&index=opp&is_active=true&page=1
  10. Veterans Affairs PPE Items for COVID – 19  https://beta.sam.gov/opp/8e9a8a919f4b4eb48043ab42c476d911/view?keywords=PPE&sort=- modifiedDate&index=opp&is_active=true&page=2
  11. Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) reaching out through Other Transaction Agreements, BARDA has issued a Broad Agency Announcement for advanced development and licensing of COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccines or medicines https://www.phe.gov/about/amcg/otar/Pages/default.aspx

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